Jonesboro, Illinois Population 2022

1,689
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Jonesboro is a city located in Union County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Union County. With a 2020 population of 1,689, it is the 533rd largest city in Illinois and the 11869th largest city in the United States. Jonesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,772 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Jonesboro has a population density of 625 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jonesboro is $60,786 with a poverty rate of 22.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $86,200. The median age in Jonesboro is 39.6 years, 39.2 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Jonesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jonesborowas:

  • White: 94.53%
  • Two or more races: 4.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jonesboro, Illinois is 1,689 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,772.

Jonesboro, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Jonesboro Population by Race

Jonesboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Jonesboro Median Age

40.3


Total

40


Male

42.6


Female

Jonesboro Adults

There are 1,341 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in Jonesboro.

Jonesboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonesboro Sex Ratio

Female

903

50.96%

Male

869

49.04%

Jonesboro Population by Age

Jonesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jonesboro Household Types

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jonesboro Households and Families

3.01

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Jonesboro Households by Type

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Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.02%.

Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,155

Average Earnings

$38,673

Average Male

$40,660

Average Female

Jonesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jonesboro Language by Age

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Jonesboro Language

94.89% of Jonesboro residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.93% of the population.

Jonesboro Language

Jonesboro Poverty by Race

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22.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.02%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.49%.

Jonesboro Poverty

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Jonesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Jonesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jonesboro Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jonesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Jonesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jonesboro Marital Status by Race

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Jonesboro Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jonesboro Veterans by War

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Jonesboro Veterans by Age

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Jonesboro Veterans by Race

Jonesboro Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonesboro Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jonesboro Employment by Age

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Jonesboro Employment by Race

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Jonesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.28%

Born in Jonesboro

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Jonesboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.28% having been born in Illinois. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jonesboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Jonesboro Population by Year